How to use Tar Command in Linux with examples

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 10:29 am by Jithin

The tar command stands for tape achieve, which is the most commonly used tape drive backup command used by the Linux/Unix system.  It allows for you to quickly access a collection of files and placed them into a highly compressed archive file commonly called tarball, or tar, gzip, and bzip in Linux. The algorithm used for compressing of .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 are gzip or bzip algorithms respectively.   1) Extract a tar.gz archive The following command shell helps to extract tar file   [...]

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